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For admission charges and opening times, please see our Visitor Information page.

Address for visiting:
Southsea Castle
Clarence Esplanade

During normal opening hours: 023 9284 1625
At other times: 023 9282 6722 (Visitor Information Centre and museum switchboard)

Enquiries by email

General enquiries about visiting, including group and school visits; education; hiring the Castle (except for weddings); plus commercial enquiries and publicity - or 023 9283 4737 / 023 9283 4744. If enquiring at weekends or when the museum's group department is unavailable, please contact Southsea Castle directly.

Wedding enquiries: please see the Weddings in Portsmouth website.

For other enquiries about this museum, including events and the Museum Military History collection -

Southsea Castle
Visit the City Museums site
Visit the Natural History Museum Site
Visit the D-day museum site
Visit the Records Office site
Visit the Charles Dickens site
Visit the Portsmouth Museum Portal site


Aerial photo of Southsea Castle

Exploring the castle walls

Exploring the tunnels around the moat